A Break with Charity: A Story about the Salem Witch Trials

Hear it
By Ann Rinaldi
Publisher Gulliver Books Paperbacks
A Break with Charity: A Story about the Salem Witch Trials
Preview: Hear it

Susanna English desperately wants to join the circle of girls who meet every week at the parsonage, but she doesnt realize the leader of the group, the malicious Ann Putnam, is about to set off a torrent of false accusations that will lead to the imprisonment and execution of countless innocent peoplevictims of a witchhunt panic. The authors skillful manipulation of the conventions of the youngadult novelparticularly the rich exploration of being an outsider and going against the mainstreammakes this book a superb vehicle for examining the social dynamics of this legendary event.The Horn Book

Read full description [+]
57606 words57,606 words
320 pages320 pages
Lexile 730LLexile 730L
Grade 5 to 99Grade 5 to 99
Published 1994Published 1994

On Grade Vocabulary:

Show more words [+]

Challenge Words Vocabulary

Show more words [+] View ALL Vocabulary Lessons

Book ISBN:

0152001018

Sample Book Reading logs and activities:
Graphic Organizers - A Break with Charity: A Story about the Salem Witch Trials

YEAH. Try it FREE!

Gitf box

Try our 14-day Free Trial to test drive
the booktaco program.

Sign up for a 14-Day Free Trial Not now, thank you
View all games!
Back to main site